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Tico Adventure Lodge

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150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for 10 nights, had a small room (bunk beds and loft bed) the first 5 nights, then to larger room with queen bed. The a/c was a lifesaver and the balcony was all teak and view of the gardens very relaxing. The pool was clean and inviting. Owners and staff friendly and accommodating. Nice little common kitchen/gathering area... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Loved my room, loved the owners, and loved having access to the communal kitchen with free coffee in the mornings. I booked a triple (3 twin beds) for roughly $25/night (with A/C!!!) and this has got to be the best deal in town. Easy walk to the beach, restaurants and super market. I will recommend to everyone I know and... More 

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Sutton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is a little paradise in Samara .... Very very clean, the pool is amazing, the commune kitchen also for backpackers (if you don't rent a chalet or an apartment ...), the owner built this place and didn't cut one tree ... You have a large area dedicated to yoga or to do any physical exercise ... A place... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I extended my stay the moment I saw my room. I had just stayed in a place in Santo Domingo that had me wanting to run to the pharmacy for some Prozac, but things brightened when I arrived here. Friendly staff, kitchen is lovely. Well designed rooms (my bed is like a cozy nook). Oh, and the howler monkeys are... More 

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Thank TrippinT2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Great value at $20 a night for a single bedroom which has a nice size ensuite and the walk to the beach is fairly short. Swimming pool is also nice although quite small but nice change from the sea. Would definitely stay here again if going to samara

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We stayed there for about 5 days and it was extreme relaxing. The staff was friendly and always helpful in planning your trips. Very calm place, we stayed in the second floor rooms. Parking space was outside the lodge, so no special safety area, but on the main road, so no big deal. Breakfast was not available, but a short... More 

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Numansdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

In the range of budget hotels in Samara, Tico is no.1 for me. Only 500 metres from the beach. The lodges are situated in a well kept garden, with a pool and a well equipped kitchen with a professional barbecue. The room is clean and spacy. The bacony gives enough space to sit or rest in the hammock. Cooling capacity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We loved staying here. Nothing was more relaxing than waking up and lounging in the hammock. From our room we could see a banana tree, papaya tree and palm trees. The exterior kitchen was well stocked and fun to use. The hotel offers several amenities including yoga, massage and a pool. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We even had... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, awesome owners!!!! The exterior kitchen is very handy, especially since Samara can be pricy. You can buy your food at a local store and make great food at the lodge! A chef was at the lodge one night and gave us great tips on how to prepare Costa Rican food...The place is very clean, inside... More 

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Thank JoshMalek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of daily work life. Very nice staff & amenities such as yoga, massages & organized beach BBQ outings. Walking distance to beach, bars/restaurants & shops. Hotel has a nice pool and tropical setting. We will definitely go back!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in a tropical oasis during your Samara Beach vacation. Our hotel opened in December 2004, away from the bustling main street, amongst a lush, green, jungle-style garden. Near the center of Samara, the Tico Adventure Lodge is just 120 meters (100 yards) from Playa Samara and a short walk to restaurants and services. Wake-up in your clean, comfortable room surrounded by the exotic sights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tico Adventure Lodge

Address: 150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $39 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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